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An Eminent Builder'. Charles James Freake (1814-1884) notable London builder, developer and philanthropist. Developed most of Smith's Charity estate between 1845 and 1884. At his own expense he built the National Training School for Music 1874-1875 (now the Royal College of Organists) near the Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London. Created Baron in 1882. Cartoon by 'T' (Theobald Chartran 1849-1907) from 'Vanity Fair' (London, 31 May 1883). Chromolithograph.

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An Eminent Builder'. Charles James Freake (1814-1884) notable London builder, developer and philanthropist. Developed most of Smith's Charity estate between 1845 and 1884.  At his own expense he built the National Training School for Music 1874-1875 (now the Royal College of Organists) near the Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London. Created Baron in 1882. Cartoon by 'T' (Theobald Chartran 1849-1907) from 'Vanity Fair' (London, 31 May 1883). Chromolithograph.